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Question 11#Print Question

A 55-year-old executive who is seen because of severe epigastric pain is found on esophagogastroduodenoscopy to have a large ulcer in the duodenal bulb and tests positive for H. pylori. He is treated for H. pylori and instructed to quit smoking, but his symptoms persist and he is referred to you for further management. At this time, it would be most appropriate to recommend:

a. NSAID cessation and urea breath test
b. Highly selective vagotomy
c. Truncal vagotomy and antrectomy
d. Truncal vagotomy and pyloroplasty


Question 12#Print Question

Which blood group is associated with an increased risk of gastric cancer?

a. A
b. B
c. AB
d. O


Question 13#Print Question

A subtotal gastrectomy with D2 dissection performed for Stage 3 gastric adenocarcinoma in the antrum includes:

a. Grossly negative margins of 2 cm
b. More than 15 lymph nodes removed
c. Billroth II reconstruction
d. Splenectomy


Question 14#Print Question

The standard treatment for an isolated 3 cm gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) in the body of the stomach is:

a. Imatinib
b. Endoscopic ablation
c. Wedge resection
d. Subtotal gastrectomy


Question 15#Print Question

Which of the following options is the best management of a low-grade gastric lymphoma of the gastric antrum?

a. H. pylori eradication
b. Chemotherapy ± radiation therapy
c. Wedge resection
d. Antrectomy




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